Configuration Management Lead (Change Specialist)

Viking Air Ltd

September 05, 2014

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Job Category: 
Management and Operations
Job Specialization: 
Company Overview: 

Our mission: to continue de Havilland Canada’s proud history of producing and maintaining exceptional, world-class aircraft.

Viking brings the collective experience of almost 600 employees to support de Havilland Canada customers around the world. For Viking, accepting the legacy de Havilland type certificates was 25 years in the making. It brings with it tremendous promise, opportunity and responsibility for both the company, and for the owners and operators of all de Havilland products.

Job Summary: 


Assists with the planning, coordination, development and implementation activities affecting the configuration of Viking Air Limited products and services.


Configuration Management experience in a manufacturing environment required; preferably in Aerospace. Must be able to develop processes, evaluate change requests, determine impact of change and provide guidance to ensure aircraft configuration is maintained. Must be able to clearly and concisely present technical status to leadership. Configuration Management (CM II) Certification preferred. Facilitates cross functional discussions between Operations, Engineering and Procurement. Has general knowledge of aircraft design principles.


Essential Functions:

  • Owner of Configuration Management Process
  • Contributes to planning, coordinating, developing and implementation of engineering projects
  • Maintain integrity of Configuration Database including:
  • Part number control (entry/modification)
  • Part master attribute control (serialization, traceability, quality clauses)
  • Aircraft Modification Index and As Built records 
  • Provides specialized technical assistance to other Configuration Management team members
  • Uses advanced change management techniques to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Determines and develops own approach to solutions within schedule and cost objectives
  • Works under limited supervision; work should only be required to be reviewed for accuracy and consistency with meeting overall objectives
  • Acts as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area (Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales and Supply Chain)

Additional Functions:

  • Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets customer requirements
  • Maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields in order to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company product

3. Performs other duties such as Internal Audit Support, Airworthiness containment activities and corrective action implementation


  • Bachelors degree in engineering, a related curriculum, or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • 5 years in the specific technical discipline or 10 years broad engineering experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors, or 3 years in the specific technical discipline with Masters, or 1 year in the specific technical discipline with PhD.
How To Apply: 

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